Charles Carlson


DRIP Investor

  • CEO of Horizon Publishing and Horizon Investment Services
  • Editor of DRIP Investor Newsletter
  • Author of 9 Investment Books including The Little Book of Big Dividends

About Charles

Charles Carlson is the CEO of Horizon Publishing, an investment newsletter publisher, and is also the CEO of Horizon Investment Services, a money management company. Horizon Investment Services is the sister company of Horizon Publishing Company, the publisher of Dow Theory Forecasts, Upside, and DRIP Investor newsletters. Mr. Carlson is the editor of the DRIP Investor investment newsletter and is a contributing editor of Dow Theory Forecasts investment letter. He is the author of nine books, including the bestselling Eight Steps to Seven Figures (Doubleday), and his latest book, The Little Book of Big Dividends, published by John Wiley & Co. Mr. Carlson's comments appear in such newspapers and magazines as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Newsweek, US News & World Report, the Washington Post, and more. He also appears frequently on television and radio shows, including CNBC and CNN. Mr. Carlson is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from Northwestern University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Charles's Articles

I get that there is a large number of investors that simply want nothing to do with tobacco companies. I understand the reluctance to invest in such companies, but that reluctance can also create opportunity for investors who are willing to consider such stocks, asserts Chuck Carlson, editor of DRIP Investor.
Walt Disney (DIS) has had a huge move over the last 52 weeks, rising 125%. The strong move in the stock begs the question — Is there more magic in Disney? The answer to that question is yes, asserts Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment expert and editor of DRIP Investor.
3M (MMM), DuPont (DD), and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) are “old” names on the cusp of rebirths; their fundamental stories are improving, yields are tasty, and total returns should outpace the broad market this year, suggests Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment expert and editor of DRIP Investor.
Waiting for the “perfect” time to buy a stock is often a fool’s errand. No bell is rung nor whistle blown telling an investor that now is the best time to buy a stock, asserts Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment expert and editor of DRIP Investor.

Charles's Books

Charles Carlson

The Little Book of Big Dividends: A Safe Formula for Guaranteed Returns

Dividend stock expert Chuck Carlson presents an action plan for dividend-hungry investors. You'll learn about the pitfalls, how to find the opportunities, and will learn how to construct a portfolio that generates big, safe dividends easily through the BSD

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28 years in publication, this newsletter is edited by Charles Carlson.

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